A 19-year-old young man presented to my office, two months prior to him leaving on a 2 year service mission for his church, complaining of frequent dizzy spells. He had been to his primary care physician who sent him to an ear nose and throat specialist. They were unable to find the cause of his dizzy spells. A history taken when he came in revealed that he had been involved in an automobile accident a few years prior. A chiropractic examination and X-rays demonstrated, among other things, that his Atlas (the first vertebrae in the spine that the skull actually […]
A thirty year old woman underwent surgery on her neck for a herniated disc. She presented to my office one year after the surgery, and had suffered for that entire year with crippling neck pain and migraine headaches. We found through examination that she had structural abnormalities and vertebral subluxations in her neck. This had caused some degeneration of her inter-vertebral discs. After a course of care in my office consisting of spinal manipulation and physio-therapies, she now reports that she is pain free and is able to function normally on a daily basis as a busy mother and […]
Brazilian researchers found that out-of-shape workers in jobs with light physical demands are 3.19 times more likely to suffer from neck, shoulder, or upper-back injuries when compared with co-workers who are in shape. However, physical fitness appears to have no protective effect for workers in jobs with heavy physical demands. Cadernos De Saud Publica, October 2014. Get relief today! Call 801-955-1555
The sacroiliac joint is located at the base of the spine at the junction of the sacrum and pelvis. Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint can result in pain in the immediate area and even refer pain to the hip, groin, buttocks, or thigh. In a 2012 study, 32 women with sacroiliac joint syndrome found immediate pain relief after a single chiropractic treatment and significant reduction of pain both 48 hours and one month following treatment. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, January 2012 Get relief today by calling 801-955-1555.
A new survey involving roughly 35,000 households in the United States reveals that nearly 20% of Americans suffer with chronic pain. Among individuals with chronic pain, more than two-thirds have constant pain, while more than 50% say their pain can be unbearable and excruciating at times. Medications only relieve about a third or less of the chronic pain and can be completely ineffective in treating some types of chronic pain. The author suggests a variety of potential interventions, including physical and occupational therapy, exercise, dietary changes, weight loss, massage and psychotherapy, acupuncture, yoga, and chiropractic services to help patients manage […]